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How to place an obituary in The Virginian Pilot

Remembering Your Loved-One In The Virginian Pilot

Obituaries are published daily in The Main News section of The Virginian Pilot. Often your funeral director will assist you with the placement of your notice. If you are handling the details yourself, you can submit the obituary by visiting our self-serve portal at (*pre-payment is required* )

*$40.00 Obituary (Death Notice):* Maximum number of lines of text is six. These notices are limited to name,age, city & state, date of death and the name of the funeral home or crematory.

*Paid Obituary Bundle:* $7.78 per line for print obituaries. All obituary notices include and a keepsake plaque with the exception of death notices.

*Deadlines:* The deadline for families placing both death notices and obituaries are as follows.

4 p.m. the day before publication except during holidays/emergencies.

Questions may be directed to our obituary desk at 800-446-2006 or 757-446-2325 or via email, [email protected], between 12-4pm, Monday – Friday.

Visit the online Obituary section for The Virginian Pilot
Do you have questions about how to write an obituary? Visit this guide to writing an obituary.
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